The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 58 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 16 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.93% 4.96% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 6.02% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 9
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Unit Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
623 548 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 75.06% 82.41% 69.90%
Number of salaries quoted 442 454 453
Average salary £37,050 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 15 £22,500 -35.25% 6
Northumberland - 1 £32,500 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 39 (72.22%) C#
3 28 (51.85%) MVC
4 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.74%) WPF
6 21 (38.89%) HTML
7 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
7 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
8 18 (33.33%) OO
9 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
9 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
10 15 (27.78%) CSS
11 13 (24.07%) Degree
12 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
13 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (18.52%) Modbus
14 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
14 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
15 9 (16.67%) Web Services
15 9 (16.67%) Java
15 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 9 (16.67%) Scrum
16 7 (12.96%) JUnit
16 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
16 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
16 7 (12.96%) Physics
16 7 (12.96%) JIRA
16 7 (12.96%) jQuery
16 7 (12.96%) CruiseControl
16 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 10 (18.52%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JUnit
1 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
1 7 (12.96%) CruiseControl
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) NUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.70%) Xcode
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 5 (9.26%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) .NET Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Agile .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Junior Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Graduate
6 8 (14.81%) Junior
6 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Software Manager
7 7 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Graduate Java Developer
7 7 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Junior Java Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) WPF
3 21 (38.89%) HTML
4 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
5 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
6 15 (27.78%) CSS
7 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (16.67%) Web Services
9 7 (12.96%) jQuery
10 6 (11.11%) LINQ
10 6 (11.11%) WCF
11 4 (7.41%) Ajax
11 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.56%) RESTful
12 3 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (5.56%) XHTML
13 1 (1.85%) XML
13 1 (1.85%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
2 7 (12.96%) Physics
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) Online Gambling
4 3 (5.56%) Social Gaming
5 2 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) MVC
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 18 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.56%) OOP
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) B2B
9 2 (3.70%) B2C
9 2 (3.70%) OOD
9 2 (3.70%) Game Development
9 2 (3.70%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.85%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.85%) SOA
10 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.85%) CRM
10 1 (1.85%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) C#
2 9 (16.67%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) PHP5
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (1.85%) Zend
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